Kankakee River Expected to Drop Below Flood Stage Today


The flood warning for the Kankakee River at Davis Route 30 continues until tomorrow morning. Minor flooding of low-lying agriculture areas is occurring, but the river was holding steady at 10.1 feet at 8 o’clock last night, according to the National Weather Service. Flood stage is 10 feet. The river is still expected to drop below that level around 7 this morning. More rain is in the extended forecast for Thursday and Friday.